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Athletics at the 1968 Ciudad de México Summer Games:

Women's 800 metres Semi-Finals

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Host City: Ciudad de México, Mexico
Venue(s): University Olympic Stadium, Ciudad de México
Date Started: October 18, 1968
Date Finished: October 18, 1968
Format: Top four in each heat advanced to the final.

Gold: USA Madeline Manning-Jackson
Silver: ROU Ileana Silai
Bronze: NED Mia Gommers

Semi-Finals Heat One

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Madeline Manning-Jackson 20 United States USA 2:05.8 2:05.82 QU
2 Ileana Silai 26 Romania ROU 2:05.9 2:05.94 QU
3 Pat Lowe-Cropper 25 Great Britain GBR 2:06.6 2:06.62 QU
4 Abby Hoffman 21 Canada CAN 2:07.0 2:07.03 QU
5 Karin Burneleit 25 East Germany GDR 2:08.4 2:08.41
6 Anna Zimina 29 Soviet Union URS 2:08.5 2:08.54
7 Ilja Keizer-Laman 24 Netherlands NED 2:14.8 2:14.88
AC Vera Nikolić 20 Yugoslavia YUG

Semi-Finals Heat Two

Rank Athlete Age Team NOC T(H) T(A)
1 Mia Gommers 29 Netherlands NED 2:05.1 2:05.13 QU
2 Doris Brown 26 United States USA 2:05.2 2:05.23 QU
3 Sheila Taylor-Carey 22 Great Britain GBR 2:05.2 2:05.29 QU
4 Maryvonne Dupureur 31 France FRA 2:05.5 2:05.58 QU
5 Laine Erik 26 Soviet Union URS 2:06.0 2:06.09
6 Sylvia Potts 25 New Zealand NZL 2:07.2 2:07.27
7 Paola Pigni 22 Italy ITA 2:07.8 2:07.82
8 Jaroslava Jehličková 26 Czechoslovakia TCH 2:13.5 2:13.59